Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Northwest University
Ness Building (campus map)
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
Please park behind the Ness Building.
Quick Reminders for all attendees:
- Resume – Bring printed copies & take advantage of the resume review workshop.
- Business attire – A professional photographer will be taking headshots. Although business attire is not required, it’s best to dress for success!
- Business cards – If you have personal business cards bring them, as they will be valuable during the Networking Expo.
- Print or download on your computer/phone the 2017 Transitions Program when it becomes available!
|8:30 – 9:00 AM||Registration & Check-In (Enter the Ness Academic Center through the Rice Hall)|
|9:00 – 9:15 AM||Welcome Remarks & Announcements|
|9:15 – 9:45 AM||Presentation:Rob Uy|
|9:45 – 10:45 AM||Presentation:Levi Davenport from NW, Marketing Yourself for Occupational Success While Understanding Transition|
|10:45 – 11:00AM||Break & Set-up for Breakout sessions|
|11:00 – 12:30PM
(two 40 min sessions – attendees will be split into two groups & speakers will switch groups at 11:40 AM)
|Panel Discussion: A:
Utilizing your Japanese Language Skills
|Panel Discussion: B
Staying Connected to Japan & Expanding Your Network through JETAA & Community Involvement
|12:30 – 1:30 PM||LUNCH|
|1:30– 3:00 PM
(two 40 min sessions – attendees will be split into two groups & speakers will switch groups at 2:10 PM)
LinkedIn Best Practices & Tips
|3:00 – 4:30||Resume Review / Profile Photos (Appointments required)|
|3:00 – 3:45 PM
(Doors will open for Ticket holders at 2:50 PM)
|Alumni-Led JET Program & Japanese Government Scholarship Information Panel. Additional speakers will join panel to discuss alternative post-graduation options.
Free session open to anyone who wishes to attend; however, registration is required. Tickets will be provided when you check in at the event registration desk.
|3:00 – 4:30 PM||Networking Expo & “Face Time” – opportunity to meet one-on-one with Keynote & Panel Speakers, Alumni Advisors & Community Representatives|
|4:20 PM||End of Program / Raffle – Closing Remarks|
|4:30 PM||Program Ends|